October 03, 2016
Whether Apple is a HIPAA covered entity was called into question when it advertised for a health regulations lawyer. Expert Mike Chapple discusses Apple's relationship with HIPAA.
April 07, 2015
New infographic details the top healthcare spending trends from TechTarget's health IT purchasing survey, with security investments a likely priority.
August 19, 2014
The Community Health data breach exposed the personal data of 4.5 million patients of the healthcare entity, opening up potential regulatory issues.
May 08, 2014
Two New York hospitals agreed to pay a $4.8 million settlement for a potential HIPAA violation dating back to 2010.
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It's important for healthcare organizations to have clear social media policy best practices. Expert Mike Chapple explains what needs to be in the policy to stay HIPAA compliant. Continue Reading
Healthcare clearinghouses like Mass HIway are a new trend in health IT, but what are the security implications? Expert Mike Chapple explains what you need to know. Continue Reading
Weighing technology risks can help healthcare organizations stay ahead of 2016 HIPAA audits by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights. Continue Reading
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Cybercriminals have a greater likelihood of hitting hospitals than the community assaults envisioned after the 9/11 attacks. But technology is better poised to defend against them. Continue Reading
Banner Health in Arizona, 21st Century Oncology in Florida, Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in Georgia -- the list of healthcare cyberattack victims last year seems endless. In those three facilities alone, more than 6 million patients were ... Continue Reading
There are several factors that leave hospitals vulnerable to ransomware attacks, including the use of legacy systems and the fear of financial penalties due to a data breach. Continue Reading
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Ransomware attacks on healthcare data are on the rise. Expert Ernie Hayden explains why healthcare organizations are a target and the effects of these attacks. Continue Reading
As smartphones and tablets proliferate in hospitals -- increasing the risks of an endpoint security breach -- health IT executives must broaden and harden their defenses. Continue Reading
As healthcare providers and vendors seek information about how to safeguard personal health information (PHI), texting is one area that without question carries a great deal of risk. It's convenient, but unsecured texting of PHI opens healthcare ... Continue Reading
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A privacy breach at ClixSense led to user account details being put up for sale. Expert Michael Cobb explains how companies should be held accountable for their security practices. Continue Reading
Anahi Santiago of Christiana Care Health System has spent much of her career in healthcare information security. "We are under attack," she says. Continue Reading
HIPAA data breach reporting now uses an electronic Web portal, so what does this mean for covered entities? Expert Mike Chapple explains. Continue Reading